Construction on the second phase of Ballpark Village officially kicked off Thursday in downtown St. Louis, marking the start of a process that will add office, residential and retail spaces to the district near Busch Stadium.
With plans for a 297-unit apartment building, a 216-room hotel and the first new office building built downtown in 30 years, Blake Cordish of The Cordish Cos. promised the next phase would transform Ballpark Village from an entertainment district “into a dynamic, vibrant, 24/7 neighborhood.”
Officials confirmed that accounting firm PwC will move its downtown offices one block to anchor the 10-story, 117,000-square-foot office building, planned to open in mid-2019. The co-developers had previously identified PwC as an anchor tenant in presentations to investors
Despite a hefty financing package, city development officials say they’re confident that the project will still generate net new revenue of about $2 million a year.
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